noun, plural in·ten·si·ties.
- the correlate of physical energy and the degree of loudness of a speech sound.
- the relative carrying power of vocal utterance.
Origin of intensity
Synonyms for intensity
Related Words for intensityvigor, emotion, strength, severity, power, tension, fury, energy, excitement, earnestness, depth, magnitude, fervor, anxiety, concentration, ferocity, force, keenness, sharpness, strain
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Contemporary Examples of intensity
He was just seamlessly being this person—the ferocity and intensity was incredible.The Brit Who Stormed Broadway
December 7, 2014
Amina Alzouma (“Young Girl”) surprised us all with her disturbingly beautiful displays of vulnerability and intensity.Nitehawk Shorts Festival: ‘Brute,’ a Twisted Take on Playing in the Dark
November 28, 2014
“You are bringing someone into an atmosphere of intensity, and adding a lot of pressure to a first-time meeting,” says Berman.How to Make It Through Thanksgiving Alive
November 26, 2014
The intensity of the airstrikes needs to reflect that urgency.Drone ‘Shortage’ Hampers ISIS War
November 18, 2014
The story is simple and one that belies the intensity of the conflict.Heart of Darkness: Into Afghanistan’s Taliban Valley
Matt Trevithick, Daniel Seckman
November 15, 2014
Historical Examples of intensity
He wanted Avice Milbrey,—wanted her with an intensity as unreasoning as it was resistless.The Spenders
Harry Leon Wilson
She spoke softly, but with an intensity of supreme feeling in her voice.
Yet, in the intensity of her utterance, the feeble whisper struck like a shriek of horror.
It is all Hamlet over again, Hamlet wrought up to a higher pitch of intensity.
No one ever felt this intensity of jealous rage about a mother or a sister.